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Cause and Effect

Jul 4, 2020 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM


What is dark matter? How do we treat ear worms? Do we have free will? Have I heard this beat before?

Every week Cause and Effect summons your inner music nerd to identify the influences of your favorite musical groups, explore their work and peers, and play new artists following in their footsteps. A variety of WRIR DJs scour the Internet for interviews and articles, at times receives direct input from artists and labels, and rely on input from fans to develop a music show destined to be added to your weekly calendar. See a sample show below:

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Influences: Dylan, Leadbelly, Sonics, Flat Duo Jets, Screaming Lord Sutch, Led Zeppelin, Son House

Side projects / band family tree : The Upholsterers, The Raconteurs, Dead Weather, Loretta Lynn

Peers: Greenhornes, Black Keys, The Von Bondies, The Vines

Cause and Effect

Coming up

3:00 PMEnd of the Century (Music)
5:00 PMRiver City Limits (Music)
9:00 PMFrequency (Music) with Jesse Split, JOANNA O.
11:00 PMMid Atlantic Jams (Music) with beerice
11:00 PMHouse Music Sessions (Music) with DJ Vince Slay


11:00 AMPaul's Boutique (Music) with DJPAULG
9:00 AMThe British Breakfast (Music) with Gene
6:00 AMInterTribal (Music) with Tall Feathers
11:00 PMGuitar Inferno (Music) with McMetal
7:00 PMCommonwealth of Notions (Music) with Shannon Cleary